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  • Virginia Tech, VSU to research industrial hemp

    Once banned, hemp will be the focus of research at Virginia State University and Virginia Tech. Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed legislation in March to clear the way for the research. The law is effective July 1, with the Virginia Department of Agriculture...
  • Virginia gets country's first wind energy research lease in federal waters

    Virginia gets country's first wind energy research lease in federal waters
    Virginia is the first state in the country to secure a wind energy research lease to build and operate turbines in federal waters, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday. The agreement with the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will...
  • Friday's local interest college basketball roundup: Va. Wesleyan hits 15 3-pointers in NCAA first-round win

    Virginia Wesleyan sank 15 3-pointers Friday and beat John Carroll 101-86 in the NCAA Division III tournament's first round in Wayne, N.J. Warwick High graduate Breven Lyons’ 18 points and Kecoughtan alum Kaelin Poe’s 13 rebounds helped the...
  • Guard Adam Smith to transfer from Virginia Tech for final season

    Guard Adam Smith to transfer from Virginia Tech for final season
    After transferring from UNC Wilmington to Virginia Tech nearly three years ago, guard Adam Smith is on the move again, opting to spend his final season of college eligibility elsewhere. Smith led Tech's basketball program in scoring this season, but he'...
  • Defensive tackle Clay Dean from Purcellville becomes latest Virginia Tech commitment for 2016 class

    Once Clay Dean got the scholarship offer he was seeking, he apparently didn't have much use for the recruiting game anymore, so he put an end to the process Wednesday. Dean, a 6-foot-3, 240-pound defensive tackle from Woodgrove High in Purcellville, has...
  • Beamer returns to practice field as Virginia Tech opens spring practices

    Beamer returns to practice field as Virginia Tech opens spring practices
    BLACKSBURG — Nobody in Blacksburg was more excited about the passing of a brutal winter and the start of spring than Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer. Speaking to media collectively Tuesday for the first time since Dec. 1 throat surgery, Beamer...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Georgetown's shutout is Virginia's third consecutive baseball defeat

    Baseball: A.C. Carter hit a home run in the fourth inning Tuesday as visiting Georgetown (9-10) shut out Virginia 1-0, handing the Cavaliers (14-8) their third straight loss. Simon Mathews (2-2) pitched five no-hit innings for the win. ... Norfolk...
  • Changing frat life will be difficult, experts say

    PHILADELPHIA If the past is any indication, the fraternity scandal at Pennsylvania State University just one in a string of incidents across the country will blow over without any fundamental change to Greek life in State College. Last week, the school...
  • Building depth, progressing from last season top Virginia Tech's spring priorities

    Frank Beamer appears to be back into the full swing of his daily duties as Virginia Tech's football coach, but some key spots on his roster had to be on his mind while he recovered from throat surgery. Though Tech (7-6 last season) finished last...
  • Conversation about U.Va sex assaults evolves over the year

    The University of Virginia was under fire for student safety issues and how it had handled sexual assault allegations on campus well before the Rolling Stone article about an alleged gang rape on campus was published in November. But the story, which...
  • Rocket carrying student experiments to be launched from Va.

    A rocket carrying student experiments is scheduled to be launched this week from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. NASA says the experiments were developed by undergraduate students at Virginia Tech, the University of Colorado, Northwest...